BCMA Giving Tuesday, 2019

The Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday has come to be known as Giving Tuesday. Every year, thousands of people take time out of their holiday planning and busy lives to donate to causes that are close to their hearts. This year, BCMA is highlighting the amazing work of BC museums and institutions who […]

BCMA Giving Tuesday, 2019

The Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday has come to be known as Giving Tuesday. Every year, thousands of people take time out of their holiday planning and busy lives to donate to causes that are close to their hearts. This year, BCMA will be organizing a modest social media push asking the public […]

BCMA’s Indigenous Engagement Coordinator

BCMA has some very exciting news: we’ve partnered with the Royal BC Museum and the First People’s Cultural Council to hire an Indigenous Engagement Coordinator! We would really like to get the word out about this position so if you could share across your networks that would be much appreciated. About The Position:  Do you […]

Museums associations write party leaders, insist on prioritizing the sector

OTTAWA, October 8, 2019 — National, provincial and territorial museums associations sent joint letters today to the leaders of political parties, highlighting the importance of museums and seeking the parties’ positions on critical questions for the sector. Party Leaders were asked to share their election commitments for the museum and heritage sector; their views on the […]

Haney House and the City of Maple Ridge

BC | Canada 150 Grant Recipient Project Highlights Maple Ridge Museum Haney House Project: Haney House Restoration and Conservation Funding Received: $57,000 Haney House is a registered historical site listed on the City of Maple Ridge Heritage Register. It was home to pioneer Thomas Haney and his family, who moved out from Ontario to seek a better […]

BCMA has a new Executive Director

Special announcement from Tania Muir, President, BC Museums Association   BCMA is pleased to announce that Ryan Hunt will be serving as BCMA’s new Executive Director starting September 27, 2019. Ryan has dedicated his career to connecting communities with meaningful arts, heritage, and educational experiences. Whether designing marketing campaigns for community events, sharing his experience […]

Summer student blog update

It’s already July and I almost can’t believe I’ve been with the BCMA for over a month! It has been an absolute pleasure to get to know the BCMA and its staff, council, and committees, and to have some interactions with our membership base which has given me an idea of the scope and impact […]

BC Museums Association Conference 2019

Spoken Words, Shared Stories Courtyard Marriott, Prince George, BC September 30 – October 2, 2019 BC Museums Association is pleased to announce that BC’s only provincial conference for museum, gallery, arts and cultural professionals is coming to Prince George this year! BCMA Conference 2019 takes place from September 30 to October 2 at the Courtyard by […]

BC Museums Week 2019 News Release

You can also read this News Release as a PDF here. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 16, 2019   MUSEUMS MAKE LIFE BETTER FOR BRITISH COLUMBIANS Celebrate BC Museums Week May 18-24, 2019   VICTORIA, BC – From May 18-24, it’s time to celebrate the role museums, art galleries, historic sites, cultural centres and other memory institutions play […]

Conference 2019

Courtyard Marriott, Prince George, BC September 30 – October 2, 2019   BCMA is thrilled to announce that BC’s only provincial conference focused on museum, gallery and history professionals is coming to Prince George this year! BCMA Conference 2019 takes place on September 30 to October 2 at the Courtyard Marriott, as well as at Two […]